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Paraganglioma of left cerebellopontine angle

Arora, Saurabh and Chakraborti, Shrijeet and Naik, Ramdas and Ballal, Chandra Kumar (2013) Paraganglioma of left cerebellopontine angle. Indian Journal of Otology, 19 (2). pp. 68-71. ISSN 0971-7749

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Abstract

Paraganglioma is a rare tumor of the cerebellopontine angle. We report a case of a 55‑year‑old female presented with otalgia and decreased hearing in the left ear, hoarseness of voice, difficulty in swallowing, nasal regurgitation, and tinnitus. The tumor was excised by left retromastoid and posterior fossa craniectomy approach. Intra‑operative crush smear and histopathological examination revealed a paraganglioma. Post‑surgery the patient was treated with fractionated radiotherapy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cerebellopontine angle, Crush smear, Fractionated radiotherapy, Paraganglioma
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Pathology
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2013 09:54
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2013 09:54
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138017

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